President Charlie Horne and the officers of the association would like to welcome you to our association.
The association was founded in 1874 at Ada, Ohio. Article I of the Constitution and By-Laws of the association states that: 

"The object of this association shall be to create and maintain a brotherly and fraternal feeling by banding together such volunteer, part-paid, paid firefighters as may be carried on the rolls of fire companies or fire departments, to work for the education of its members in the advancement of their chosen duty of firefighting, fire prevention and rescue work; to hold a Conference annually for the promotion of friendship among the members; and to seek protection for fighters and their dependents through adequate legislation." 

Please feel free to e-mail us for information about our association. Members and Associate Members, please feel free to send us information on your department or business or events. We will gladly post them on our site. 

Website E-Mail Address: novfawebsite@gmail.com 


Posted on June 18, 2018

The 2018 Annual Convention was held on June 15th & 16th and was hosted by the Gibsonburg Fire Department. The Association would like to thank the Fire Department and the Village of Gibsonburg for a job well done. Convention results will be published as we receive them. 

Three of our officers have retired from the association. Director Ed Bauer, Charity Fund Secretary Ed Bohn, and Assistant Secretary Jami Meller. We would like to thank them for their long time service and support to the association.

As of now the 2019 Convention and Bowling Events have not been spoken for. If your departments would like to host one of the events, please contact any of the officers. 

Posted on July 20, 2018

The 30 day meeting was held on July 19th at the Green Springs Fire Department and we would like to thank them for a job well done. Unfortunately we have not received host requests for our 2019 Men's Bowling Tournament or for the 2019 Annual Convention. Please contact one of our officers if your department would like to host one of these events. We would like to welcome back Former President and Chairman of the Board Mark Wilhelm from the Put-in-Bay Fire Department as a Director for the association. Mark was appointed to the position due to the resignation of Past President Bruce Silcott who would have been the Chairman for the Board. Jim Tansey will stay on as the Chairman. We also welcome Ron Bechstein from the Central Joint Fire District as the new Charity Fund Secretary and Louie Snyder from the Clyde Fire Department as the new Charity Fund Treasurer. Thanks go out to our former officers, Ed Bauer (Director), Jamie Meller (Assistant Secretary), Ed Bohn (Charity Fund Secretary), and Denny Hartman (Charity Fund Treasurer) for the great service they did for the association. They will be missed and we wish them well.







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